Translink is the trading name for Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company and is the leading integrated public transport operator of Metro, Glider, Ulsterbus, Goldliner and NI Railways in Northern Ireland.  We offer a comprehensive network of bus and rail services throughout NI and on cross border routes to Republic of Ireland facilitating over 1.5million passengers weekly.

Translink’s mission is to lead the transformation of transport by creating advanced public transport services and integrated networks which connect people and communities, enhance the economy and improve health and the environment.

Our Values

The ‘Translink SPIRIT’ is a set of guiding principles that are a fundamental part of everything we do. These core values are embedded in the culture of our organisation and enable us to succeed in delivering our goals for Translink.


  • We put safety first by taking care of the people around us


  • Our people make the difference in the service customers receive. We will respect one another and seek a committed, talented and diverse workforce.


  • We seek out new ideas and creative solutions to business challenges and are agile and responsive to the changing needs of our stakeholders.


  • We are responsible for our actions. We are good neighbours and corporate citizens in the communities where we operate


  • We do the right thing. Our actions are fair, ethical, trustworthy and straightforward.


  • We work together to deliver the best results. We encourage collaboration to build and nurture valuable partnerships.

Michael Wardlow Chair

Chris Conway Chief Executive

Why Translink is supporting Boardroom Apprentice

Translink is a people orientated business, committed to enhancing the economic, environmental and social wellbeing of NI. Over recent years we have developed and delivered a range of corporate responsibility projects and initiatives which has made us one of Northern Ireland’s leading businesses in this area. 

We would welcome the opportunity to be part of the Board Room Apprenticeship Programme and play our part to help aspiring board members to receive practical boardroom experience, knowledge and skills while boosting diversity in public boardrooms.

Location of Board and Committee Meetings

Normally 3rd Floor, 22 Great Victoria Street, Belfast, BT2 7LX but does vary. June’s meeting with be taking place at the North West Transport Hub.  

Frequency and timing of board/committee meetings

Board and Committee meetings are held quarterly within working hours, except for Nominations & Remunerations Committee, which are held 2-3 times per year.

Board Meetings currently take place from 10.30am – 1.30pm (usually Wednesday). The Away Day/s will take place for 1-2 days.  Committee meetings take place during the day usually for 3 hours maximum at various times, depending on availability.

Date of Board Meetings (September 2023 – August 2024)

Board meeting – 27 September 2023

Away Day/s – 19 October/20 October 2023 (tbc)

Board meeting – 13 December 2023

(2024 dates tbc – March & June 2024)

Committee of the Boards and meeting dates (September 2023 – August 2024)

The Boardroom Apprentice shall only be required to attend Board Meetings noted above.